December 2012

It’s All About More Money

It’s All About More Money

Expect to hear lots of happy-talk about free money to fund bloated bureaucracies when the legislature meets. A big push for expanded gambling is coming, but it has nothing to do with free markets or keeping taxes low. It just means more money flowing from your wallet...
Zedler Pushing Again For Transparency

Zedler Pushing Again For Transparency

State Rep. Bill Zedler isn’t giving up the fight for more transparency over local school districts. Despite the roadblocks set up in front of his legislation last session, he’s back again filing the same bill designed to shine a light on how your ISD is spending your...
Twenty-Two Town Halls

Twenty-Two Town Halls

One upcoming legislator is going above and beyond to make sure all of his constituents have a chance to voice their opinions before session starts. State Rep. Drew Springer will be holding 22 town halls over the next two days. No, that’s not a typo. State Rep. Drew...
King: Limit Government Growth

King: Limit Government Growth

Legislation filed in advance of the 2013 session would strictly limit spending to the sum of population growth and inflation. Voters and taxpayers across the political spectrum have long supported this stronger limit on government. Passed by voters in the late 1970s,...
Take A Stand For Liberty

Take A Stand For Liberty

Texans have always been willing to not only stand on principle, but fight for it as well. Our past is filled with a myriad of examples where Texans proved that those willing to carry the banner of liberty can persevere against all odds. We’re all familiar with what...
Making Texas Strong

Making Texas Strong

The TEA Party Caucus Advisory Committee released their legislative priorities for the 83rd Session today, calling on the state to implement the five points of the Texas Budget Compact, reduce the size and scope of government to its constitutionally-defined roles, and...
Billions More For Bigger Government

Billions More For Bigger Government

While other statewide leaders are calling for reducing spending and cutting wasteful government, House Speaker Joe Straus is telling the media he wants to break out the checkbook this session. In preparation for the 83rd Legislature, Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David...